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Letters, 1862-1863.

Author: Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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Two letters detailing Chamberlain's Civil War experiences written to his wife Francis (Fanny) Caroline Adams Chamberlain. One letter (21 Sept. 1862) describing Chamberlain's actions in the crossing of Antietam Creek, Pa. and Md., and Sharpsburg, Md., and a second letter (28 July 1863), relating to events after the Battle of Gettysburg with the Army of the Potomac, under the command of George G. Meade, pursuing  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Personal narratives
Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Named Person: Frances Adams Chamberlain; Robert E Lee; George Gordon Meade; Frances Adams Chamberlain; Robert E Lee; George Gordon Meade
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain
OCLC Number: 70971085
Description: 2 items.

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Two letters detailing Chamberlain's Civil War experiences written to his wife Francis (Fanny) Caroline Adams Chamberlain. One letter (21 Sept. 1862) describing Chamberlain's actions in the crossing of Antietam Creek, Pa. and Md., and Sharpsburg, Md., and a second letter (28 July 1863), relating to events after the Battle of Gettysburg with the Army of the Potomac, under the command of George G. Meade, pursuing Robert E. Lee's army out of Maryland and into Virginia and pausing to rest for several days.

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